Business Controller

Full time

Marktlink is a committed international M&A specialist with an independent, discrete, and no-nonsense approach. Together with our labels Marktlink Exit-Ready and Marktlink Transaction Services we support entrepreneurs by preparing their business for sale and guide them throughout the entire sales or acquisition process. Our label Marktlink Capital offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in strong private equity and venture capital funds.

Since our start in 1996, entrepreneurs have been our driving force. With a profound market knowledge and a personal approach, we advised many transactions and in doing so we influenced the lives of many.

Published on: 27 march, 2024
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Your goal

As our new Business Controller you are stationed at the finance team in Amsterdam and from there you are responsible for the FP&A processes including performance management, business partnering, treasury activities and strategic business development. 
Ideally you have the drive, experience and mindset to help us grow further. As our Business Controller you will be working closely with different international stakeholders and the business in general. You will work closely with your colleagues in the Finance team and CFO.

Your responsibilities

  • You develop the performance management framework including metrics, targets and KPI dashboard in cooperation with the business. 
  • You develop the budgeting and forecasting process while aligning the process with the CFO and Regional Partners. 
  • You will review the consolidated budget based on performance to date and make amendments through the forecast process. 
  • You will produce and provide consolidated commentary to the management reports for the CFO and provide insight in the metrics and performance of the company. 
  • You will lead key financial analysis to ensure that key business decisions are aligned with overall objectives, goals and metrics. 
  • You are the linking pin between finance and business and work close to the countries to understand the key drivers of the business. 
  • You will perform the strategy development for treasury activities including Cash Management, Cash forecasting and reporting and Risk Management. 

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Business Economics. RC title is preferred;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a role as controller in an international environment; 
  • You have experience with the managing of costs, risks, revenues and profits. You also have knowledge of financial regulations and policies;
  • Affinity and a deep knowledge of all aspects of controlling;
  • You possess a pragmatic, energetic and enthusiastic personality;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (other languages are welcome); 
  • Open to working from our office Amsterdam.

Why us?

  • You will receive a competitive salary and an annual Marktlink bonus;
  • Unlimited holidays (No catch, it really is unlimited);
  • Pension plan through Aegon;
  • HP tablet/laptop and iPhone;
  • Lots of responsibility from day one, flexible working hours and amazing colleagues;
  • Focus on career growth and inspiring learning programmes;
  • Lunch at the office for a small contribution;
  • Yearly company ski-trip, Zandvoort Grand Prix and Marktlink Gala diner.
Could you be our new Marktlink colleague? We are eager to learn what you can contribute to our organisation. In addition to the ‘must-haves’, we are looking for personality. Who are you? What makes you stand out? Send in your application today by submitting your CV, a short cover letter or video (optional) by using the application button.
Our hiring process
Step 1

Let's connect

Once you've applied, expect our response within five working days.

Step 2

Let’s meet

Discover how you and Marktlink align. Let's chat, be it over a phone call or in person.

Step 3

Let's dive deep

In search of top talent, we evaluate your skills and qualities through a presentation and Talent Motivation Analysis (TMA) to ensure a perfect match.

Step 4

Let's start

After acing the final interview, prepare for the official offer. Exciting times ahead – let's celebrate with some champagne!

Frequently asked questions

Which documents should I include in my application?

Please provide us with your most recent CV, updated motivation and if you really want to shine a video!

Are there any special requirements for working at Marktlink?

For M&A Professionals a finished masters degree in Finance is mandatory. For all the other positions please take a look at the requirements per job.

Does Marktlink offer a relocation package?

Regrettably, we currently do not offer any relocation packages.

Does Marktlink provide IND sponsorship for positions?

Unfortunately, at the moment, Marktlink does not provide IND sponsorship for positions. However, we are actively working on this matter and aim to offer sponsorship opportunities in the near future.